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Bucs/Dolphins game postponed to November 19

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On Wednesday, the Bucs and Miami Dolphins announced the season opener scheduled for Sunday in Miami, will instead be played on November 19, the scheduled bye week for both teams. That means Tampa Bay will open the season against the Chicago Bears at Raymond James Stadium next Sunday.

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Dolphins re-sign six of their greats, includng quarterback Dan Marino

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Good news for Miami fans. The Miami Dolphins have signed Dan Marino all over again. And if that isn’t enough, the Dolphins signed Bob Griese. And Larry Little. And Nat Moore and Kim Bokamper and Sam Madison. The Dolphins re-signed six of their former icons, in fact, who promptly retired as Dolphins. They did it, they said, to emphasize the bond between the organization and the team’s alumni. The six combined for 25 Pro Bowls, three Hall of Fame selections…

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Dolphins finally play a complete game in win over Pittsburgh

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The Miami Dolphins not only won a Sunday afternoon. They de-pressurized the air around them. With a 30-15 victory over the powerful Pittsburgh Steelers, the Dolphins took the heat off of head coach Adam Gase, quarterback Ryan Tannehill and offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen. Not bad for a day’s work. The Dolphins played their most complete game of the season – perhaps of several seasons – in the win over the Steelers. Running back Jay Ajayi ran the ball 25 times…

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Wayne Pacelle and Joel Manby: Let’s finally put an end to dolphin hunting

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From September through March, every year, in the coastal waters near the small Japanese village of Taiji, a gruesome dolphin hunt takes place. Hunters aboard speed boats use noise to herd schools of dolphins toward shore, corralling them in a cove where they are surrounded by nets, manhandled by divers and most are killed. They are killed by driving a metal rod into the dolphin’s neck vertebrae to try to sever the spinal cord — a method that has been…

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Gators, Rays and Dolphins are Florida’s favorite sports teams, pollsters say

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The Gators, Rays and Dolphins are the most favored teams among Floridians according to a survey released Tuesday by Public Policy Polling. The University of Florida Gators were the favorite college team for 29 percent of survey respondents, with their archrival, the Florida State University Seminoles, taking second place with 19 percent support. The only other teams breaking double digits were the University of Central Florida Golden Knights at 12 percent and the Miami Hurricanes, which 1 in 10 respondents…

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Dolphins, Giants still thinking playoffs as they prepare to compete

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Both teams have a losing record. Both teams have horrible defenses. But this is the NFL, where a team is still in the race halfway through December. And so we gather on a Monday night to watch the Miami Dolphins play against the New York Giants in a game where either quarterback might have a big night. Take Eli Manning of the Giants, for instance. He could go off on the Dolphins’ 28th-ranked defense. Or take Ryan Tannehill, who could…

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Miami Dolphins ask state for stadium funding; short on ROI, long on wishful thinking

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Four Florida sports teams have come to Tallahassee with the hope of leaving with state money to renovate and improve facilities, a process where the first step is scheduled to begin at month’s end. Each applicant – Daytona International Speedway, the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars – is jostling for a slice of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity pie, in the form of cash from the Sports Development Program. No one wants to go home empty-handed;…

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